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Macroeconomics and International

We have an active Macro and International Economics research group at The University of Warwick.

Each week we hold an external seminar, an internal workshop and a reading group. In addition to the faculty members listed below, a large group of high quality PhD students participate in these events.

Our key research areas and topics:

  • Macroeconomics, business cycles, labour markets, monetary economics

  • Growth, institutions and development

  • International economics, finance, exchange rates, sovereign debt

  • International trade

Our activities

Macro and International Economics Seminar
Thursday, 4.00-5.30pm
For external speakers from top-level academic institutions across the world.

Organisers: Roberto Pancrazi and Guillermo Noguera

Macro and International Economics Workshop
Friday, 1.00-2.00pm
For faculty and PhD students at Warwick, and occasional external speakers, to present their work and give feedback to each other.

Organisers: Juan Carlos Castro Fernandez and Luca Zavalloni (with Michael McMahon and Thijs van Rens)

Macro Reading Group
Wednesday, 12.00-1.00pm
For PhD students and faculty with short presentations and discussion of important recent papers in macroeconomics.

Organisers: Roberto Pancrazi and Marija Vukotic

View the full details on our upcoming and past workshop and reading group events.

  • Mon04SepSeptember Resit Examinations5 days,
  • Wed06SepGraduate Management Committee2:00pm - 4:00pm, S2.133
  • Tue12SepDeadline for return of Diploma marks12:00pm - 12:00pm,
  • Wed13SepPostgraduate Live Chat12:00pm - 1:00pm, Online

    Chat directly with University admissions staff to get your postgraduate questions answered.

  • Wed13SepUndergraduate Management Committee2:00pm - 4:00pm, S2.133

    (Kelly Taylor)

  • Thu14SepDeadline for return of UG marks12:00pm - 12:00pm,
  • Fri15SepDeadline for return of PG marks12:00pm - 12:00pm,
  • Tue19Sep1st Yr Economics, EPAIS and Diploma Chair's Action meeting10:00am - 11:00am, S2.77
  • Wed20SepTeaching Committee2:00pm - 4:00pm, S2.133
  • Wed20SepFaculty of Social Science 1st Year Board of Examiners - TBC2:00pm - 5:00pm,
  • Thu12OctMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series

  • Thu19OctMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series

  • Thu26OctMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series

  • Thu02NovMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series

  • Thu09NovMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series

  • Thu16NovMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series

  • Thu23NovMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series

  • Thu30NovMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series

  • Thu15FebMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series.

  • Thu22FebMacro/International Seminar2:00pm - 3:30pm, S2.79

    This is part of the Macro/International Seminar Series.

  • Fri13OctMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Fri20OctMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Fri27OctMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Fri03NovMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Fri10NovMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Fri17NovMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Fri24NovMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Fri01DecMacro and International Economics Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room
  • Nov032016Pawel Zabczyk (Bank of England)1:15pm - 2:45pm, To be advised

    Pawel Zabczyk will be presenting as part of the Political Economy Seminar Series. Further details will be available in due course.

  • Oct272016Macro/International Seminar1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Further details of this seminar will be available in due course.

  • Oct202016Natalia Ramondo (UCSD)1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Natalia Ramondo will be presenting as part of the Macro/International Seminar Series. Further details will be available in due course.

  • Oct132016Macro/International Seminar1:15pm - 2:45pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Further details of this seminar will be available in due course.

  • Jun162016Macro/International Seminar - Jessie Handbury (Wharton)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May262016Macro/International Seminar - Brian Kovak (CMU)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May192016Macro/International Seminar - Vincenzo Quadrini (USC)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May122016Macro/International Seminar - Franck Portier (TSE)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Apr282016Macro/International Seminar - Francesc Ortega (CUNY)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar172016Macro/International Seminar - Mary Amiti (NY Fed)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar102016Macro/International Seminar - Jim Tybout (Penn State)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar032016Macro/International Seminar - TBA4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Feb252016Macro/International Seminar - Ricardo Reis (LSE)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Dec032015Macro/International Seminar - Simon van Norden (HEC Montreal)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov262015Macro/International Seminar - Oded Galor (Tel Aviv)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov192015Macro/International Seminar - Ctirad Slavik (Goethe)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov122015Macro/International Seminar - Almuth Scholl (Constance)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Oct292015Macro/International Seminar - Andreas Moxnes (Olso)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Oct222015Macro/International Seminar - Kalina Manova (Oxford)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Oct152015Macro/International Seminar - Leonardo Melosi (Chicago Fed)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May282015Macro / International Seminar - Vivian Yue (Emory)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May212015Macro/International Seminar - Pablo Kurlat (Stanford)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May142015Macro/International Seminar - Dirk Krueger (UPenn)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May072015Macro/International Seminar - Pol Antras (Harvard)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis” (by Alfaro, Laura, Pol Antr�s, Davin Chor, and Paola Conconi. 2015)

  • Apr302015Macro/International Seminar - Mathias Thoenig (HEC Lausanne)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar172015Macro/International Seminar - Mary Amiti (NY Fed)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Mar122015Macro/International Seminar - TBC4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Feb262015Macro/International Seminar - Ralph Ossa (Chicago Booth)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov272014Macro/International Seminar - David Atkin (UCLA)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    "Exporting and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Trial"; download the paper (pdf)

  • Nov202014"Exporters and Shocks: Dissecting the International Elasticity Puzzle" - Doireann Fitzgerald (FRB Minneapolis)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • Nov132014Macro/International Seminar - Treb Allen (Northwestern)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Treb Allen (Northwestern)

    Universal Gravity

  • Nov062014Macro/International Seminar - Francois Gourio (FRB Chicago)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Francois Gourio (FRB Chicago)

    Financial distress and endogenous uncertainty

  • Oct302014Macro/International Seminar - Almut Balleer (IIES)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Almut Balleer (IIES)

    Financial Market Imperfections and the Pricing Decision of Firms: Theory and Evidence

  • Oct162014Macro/International Seminar - Valerie Ramey (UC-San Diego)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79
  • May222014Macro/International Seminar: Susanto Basu (Boston College)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Susanto Basu (Boston College)

    "Productivity and Welfare of Nations"

  • May152014Macro/International Seminar: Philipp Kircher (Edinburgh)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Philipp Kircher (Edinburgh)

    Matching and Sorting in a Global Economy (joint with Elhanan Helpman and Gene Grossman)

  • May012014Macro/International Seminar: Hugo Hopenhayn (UCLA)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Hugo Hopenhayn (UCLA)

  • Apr242014Macro/International Seminar: Philippe Martin (Sciences Po, Paris)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Philippe Martin (Sciences Po, Paris)

    "Inspecting the Mechanism: Leverage and the Great Recession in the Eurozone" co-authored with Thomas Philippon

  • Mar132014Macro/International Seminar: Vincent Sterk (UCL)4:00pm - 5:15pm,
  • Mar062014Macro/International Seminar: Mark Aguiar (Princeton)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S0.21

    Macro/International Seminar: Mark Aguiar (Princeton)

  • Feb272014Macro/International Seminar: David Hemous (INSEAD)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79
  • Nov282013Macro/International Seminar: Roberto Pancrazi (Warwick)4:00pm - 5:15pm,

    Macro/International Seminar: Roberto Pancrazi (Warwick)

    Participation Costs and Consumption Smoothing: Theory and Empirical Evidence"

  • Nov212013Macro/International Seminar: Xavier Ragot (PSE)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Xavier Ragot (PSE)

    Precautionary saving and aggregate demand
  • Nov142013Macro/International Seminar: Thomas Lubik (Richmond Fed)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Thomas Lubik (Richmond Fed)

    Indeterminacy and Learning: An Analysis of Monetary Policy in the Great Inflation

  • Nov072013Macro/International Seminar: Laura Pilossoph (NY Fed)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Laura Pilossoph (NY Fed)

    Sectoral Shocks and Move Unemployment

  • Oct312013Macro/International Seminar: Robert Shimer (Chicago)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Robert Shimer (Chicago)

    "Markets with Multidimensional Private Information" with Veronica Guerrieri

  • Oct242013Macro/International Seminar: Wouter den hann (LSE)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Wouter den hann (LSE)

    Inventories and the Role of Goods-Market Frictions for Business Cycles

  • Oct172013Macro/International Seminar: Carlo Favero (Bocconi)4:00pm - 5:15pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Carlo Favero (Bocconi)

    The output effect of fiscal consolidation plans

  • Oct102013Macro Seminar - Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson (Columbia)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Macro Seminar.

    Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson.

    High Frequency Identification of Monetary Non-Neutrality

  • Oct032013Macro/International Seminar: Giorgio Primiceri (Northwestern)4:00pm - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Macro/International Seminar: Giorgio Primiceri (Northwestern)

    The Effects of the Saving and Banking Glut on the US Economy

  • Jun302017Macro/International Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Anthony Tuckwell (Warwick)

  • Jun232017Macro/International Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S1.50, Social Sciences Building

    Alex Karalis (Warwick)

  • Jun162017Macro/International Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Stefano Eusepi (NY Fed)

  • Jun082017Macro/International Workshop1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Ayesgul Sahin (NY Fed)

    Demographic Origins of the Startup Deficit (with Fatih Karahan and Ben Pugsley)

  • Dec022016Macro and International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Horng Wong will be presenting at this workshop.

  • Nov252016Macro and International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Lawrence Uren (Melbourne) will be presenting at this workshop.

  • Nov182016Macro and International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Giovanni Nicolo will be presenting at this workshop.

  • Nov112016Macro and Economics International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Natalie Chen and Dennis Novy will be presenting at this workshop.

  • Nov042016Macro and International Economics Group - Ali Moghaddasi1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Ali Moghaddasi

  • Oct282016Macro and International Economics Group - Alex Karalis1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Alex Karalis

  • Oct212016Macro and International Economics Group - Juan Carlos Castro Fernandez1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    JUan Carlos Castro Fernandez

  • Oct142016Macro and International Economics Group - Thijs van Rens1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Thijs van Rens

  • Oct072016Macro and International Economics Group1:00pm - 2:00pm, S2.77 Cowling Room

    Year 1 PhD Forum

  • Sep182015Macro and International Economics Summer Workshop 201510:00am - 5:30pm, S2.79

    Join the Macro/International Economics reseach group for their annual Summer Workshop.

    Download the workshop schedule.